Thursday, January 5th, the 7th grade Lytle Pirates faced the Pearsall Dogies. It was the first game after the winter break and the Pirates were ready to play. The B team started the night off well with a 12 point first half. They clamped down on defense holding the Dogies to 0 points. The Dogies tried to find their shot hitting a pair of shots and a free throw but the Pirates were relentless. The Pirates B team closed out the Dogies with an 18-5 victory. Caleb Wood led all scorers with 6 points followed by Fabian Hernandez with 4 points.
After the B team victory Pirates A team couldn't wait to get on the court. The game started off slow with the Pirates leading at the half 14-10. Pearsall exploded in the third quarter cutting the lead to 1 point. The Pirates answered the Dogies and closed them out with a 33-23 victory. The Pirates were lead by Joe Cortez, Daniel Aguirre, and Matt Sanchez each with 7 points, followed by Bubba Solis and David Aguirre with 6 each. The Pirates A team record is 4-2.
The Lytle Pirates will face Pleasanton at home Thursday Jan 12. #GoPirates